16 February, 2017
And we hope to welcome you to the Mission: one heart many voices conference this May 15-17 at SMC Conference & Function Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney.
Take advantage of Early Bird Registration and book now click here. We would love to hear your voice too.
If you’ve attended before, you don’t want to miss this year’s conference. We have a lot of surprises in stall and a few tricks up our sleeve. If this is your first opportunity to attend we encourage you to join us and share in the spirit of learning, sharing and experiencing all that the one heart of mission has to offer!
A conference first
For the first time ever this MOHMV conference will be hosting Masterclasses. On offer are five Masterclasses to help you take your knowledge and understanding to the next level. Experts in their field, the presenters will concentrate on in depth collaborative learning.
The Masterclass’s on offer are:
Masterclass: Excellence in formation – How to most effectively lead formation learning and practice
Br David Hall fms, Founding Dean, La Salle Academy for Religious Education, ACU
Masterclass: Leading organisational change with Mission at the heart
Dr Ricki Jefferies, CEO, CentacareCQ
Masterclass: Scriptural foundations of Mission
Archbishop Mark Coleridge, Archbishop of Brisbane
Masterclass: Mission theology and cultural competence
Fr Tim Norton SVD Director of Courses, Centro ‘Ad Gentes’ and Fr Noel Connolly SSC Head of Mission Studies, BBI and Catholic Institute
Masterclass: Strategic and effective advocacy for change
Mr Martin Laverty, CEO Royal Flying Doctor Service
The conference website is constantly being updated as presenters are confirmed. We anticipate the program and breakout choices being finalised by the end of this month. If you have or will register before then, please don’t be worried about missing out on your choice – you will be contacted as soon as breakout selection goes live.
We hope that the voices heard loudest in our world this year are working towards the mission of justice, peace and mercy.
We hope to see you soon,
The Conference Committee
14 December, 2016
As we continue the time of Advent, we wait and prepare for the birth of joy and new life in Christ. May we all experience this time being present to one another, sharing stories from the year past and making plans for the year to come. Catholic Religious Australia and Catholic Mission wish you and your loved ones a peace-filled and joyous Christmas Season!
An End of Year Reminder…
You may have the dates for the Mission 2017 Conference, in your diary – don’t forget to register! It’s a simple process, just click here and complete your details and you will officially be on the invite list!
The Mission Conference will be held from May 15-17, 2017 at the SMC Function Centre in Sydney CBD and will be an outstanding experience of professional and personal development. You and your colleagues will be energized, nourished and renewed to continue living and leading mission through your work.
“The conference is an inspiring experience of the breadth and scope of Catholic mission services and activites…” Lorraine McCarthy, Alpha Australia
Sr Ruth Durick, President of Catholic Religious Australia says of the up and coming conference…
“Mission: one heart many voices conference is a great opportunity for very diverse groups of people to gather, share, reflect and dialogue together about the important foundations of mission. There will be inspiring input sessions and opportunities to share some of the challenges of particular areas of work and to receive encouragement on the journey. The Church is multi-dimensional and multi-faceted in its mission and conferences such as Mission: one heart many voices articulate some of this diversity and richness which is a grace for all of us.”
Come along, join us for this great event and invite your colleagues and friends. Put the dates in your diary today… Mission 2017 Conference, 15-17 May 2017.
Conference Program Online!
A draft Conference Program is now available, to view click here.
In the early stages of 2017 workshops, seminars and masterclasses will be added to the program and open for registration. Your subscription to this newsletter will keep you updated with the latest news.
Peace and blessings to you,
The Conference Committee